Scholarships

Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship

Verne ‘Chip’ Aldrich Jr.

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is accepting applications for the Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship.

Aldrich was a special education teacher in the district from 1990 to 2016. He was also the assistive technology consultant.

The scholarship is offered to a Naugatuck High senior with a documented learning disability. This award is open to a student who has worked hard to overcome the effects of their disability. The recipient must be pursuing higher education at a college, trade or technical school.

Applicants are asked to submit a 250 to 500 word essay describing their academic ambitions and how this award will help achieve them as well as a letter of recommendation from a resource teacher with whom they have worked with throughout their high school career.

Interested students should contact Linda Barbieri in the guidance office at 203-720-5404 for an application. The deadline to apply is May 1.

Donald B. Wilbur Scholarship

MIDDLETOWN — Liberty Bank is seeking applications for the 2017 Donald B. Wilbur Scholarship.

The $1,000 scholarship will be presented to a graduating high school senior who is enrolling in an accredited college, university, or other institution of higher education with the goal of majoring in engineering or a technology-related field.

Applicants must be graduating from a high school in a town served by Liberty Bank. The towns served by the bank include Beacon Falls and Naugatuck.

The deadline to apply is April 28. Application forms with scholarship guidelines are available at www.libertybankfoundation.org/programs.